Gamalama , Halmahera , Indonésia: Gamalama continued to erupt, with low intensity.

Gamalama , Halmahera , Indonésia: Gamalama continued to erupt, with low intensity.

 

On 4 August, BNPB reported that Gamalama continued to erupt, although with low intensity. Tremor was continuous. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4); visitors and residents were warned not to approach the crater within a radius of 1.5 km. The total number of evacuees in shelters was 1,791.

Based on local observations, a SIGMET and wind data, and satellite images, the Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume drifted over 20 km NW on 4 August.

August 10, 2015. Gamalama , Halmahera , Indonésia:

0.8°N, 127.33°E
Elevation 1715 m

Sources: Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB), Centre d’avis de cendres volcaniques Darwin (VAAC), GVP .

Photo : nasional.news.viva.co.id

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